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Great Lightweight Travel Buggies

Lightweight pushchairs are ideal for when you are travelling with a baby or toddler, especially if you intend to use public transport. If you need to swap your heavy travel system for something more nimble, take a look at our list of great travel buggies that could help you to take the strain out of your holiday. Babyzen Yoyo+ The first pushchair to full comply with cabin baggage size (double-check with your airline before travelling). One-handed folding, unfolding and driving, plus a ‘soft drive’ system to ensure a smooth ride. This is a multi award winning design, suitable from...

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Dovercourt Beach

Beach Guide: Dovercourt offers a sandy/shingle Blue Flag beach that stretches for two miles from Earlams Beach to Beacon Hill. Excellent windsurfing conditions in the bay and estuary are on offer with zoned areas for water sports and trying something new! No attractions, but there is a large play area. Parking Tip: Free parking on the Main Road and West End Lane car park (30 cars) Facilities: Toilets with disabled facilities – Cafe – Shops – Crazy golf – Disabled access to beach – First aid – Lost child centre – Play area – Dog restricted area Attractions: There...

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A Guide to Beaches in Essex

Most children grow up with fond memories of beach trips – building sand castles, buying inflatable rafts to sail to France, or digging your way there with a bucket and spade! Those sandy fingers and sickly rock-filled tummies are familiar memories treasured by all Brits. With the school holidays looming, why not head down to an award winning local beach, all of which have something unique to offer. Here is a summary of the top beaches in Essex for you to visit this summer: Mersea Island Explore Mersea Island this summer; home to the world’s best oysters! Kids will...

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Walton on the Naze Beach

Beach Guide: Walton on the Naze features a large sandy beach and the second longest pier in Britain (the longest can be found in nearby Southend). The Naze headland is also a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a fantastic spot to go fossil hunting. Parking Tip: The Naze Car Park on Old Hall Lane, Station Yard Car Park and Mill Lane Car Park all charge up to a maximum of £5 for a full day. Facilities: Parking – Pier and Amusements – Toilets – Promenade – Kiosks – Shops – Restaurants – Cafes and Pubs – Beach Hut...

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Mersea Island Beach

Beach Guide: On Mersea Island, the uncommercial West Mersea offers a sand/shingle beach, which is perhaps the most popular beach on the island. There are shallow areas suitable for bathing. More secluded beaches are on offer around the island, if you are prepared to explore! A beautiful area for walking. Please Note- The only road to and from the island gets submerged at high tide, so please check tide timetables. Parking Tip: There are a few free car parks surrounding the bathing beach. Facilities: Toilets – Cafes – Shops – Watersports in some sections – Dogs welcome Attractions: Mersea...

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